Have you ever had difficulties opening up your opponents’ defensive options, so that you can dole out the necessary damage to win? One thing that separates the top winning players from the rest is the ability to establish proper block pressure.
While most people understand the concept of creating safe block strings, there are still some struggles with actually creating opportunities beyond this. This requires being able to create frame traps and extending block pressure to make it difficult for opponents to escape without eating damage. This tutorial, which shows the concept via Guilty Gear Xrd, gives a primer on the concept that will help you get started.